June 4, 2017

19 Jobs Where You Get Paid To Play

Life is short so make the most of it. Don’t spend time doing things that you don’t enjoy. Instead focus on pursuing your passion so that you enjoy each and every moment of the day.

Adult and child in superhero costumes jumping off couchGroucho Marx once said, “If you’re not having fun, you’re doing something wrong.” This is brilliant advice and it’s worth following in all aspects of your life – including your job search and career path. So why don’t you find a job that makes you smile? If you’re┬ákeen to find jobs where you get paid to play, then you’ve come to the right place.

Discover Wild, Wacky, and Unique Jobs

Google defines “play” as “engage in activity for enjoyment and recreation rather than a serious or practical purpose.” Play is┬ásomething that you get to do for fun. So what do you do in your free time? Figure out how you want to play and then figure out a job that allows you to do that. Everyone will have a different idea of fun and that’s ok.

Below you’ll find a list of cool jobs where you get paid to play. Use this list to brainstorm the perfect job for you.

  1. Babysitter
  2. Zip Line Guide
  3. Video Game Tester
  4. Photographer
  5. Mountain Guide
  6. Camp Counselor
  7. Playground Designer
  8. Lego Builder
  9. Surf Instructor
  10. Musician
  11. Illustrator
  12. Dog Walker
  13. Pre-School Teacher
  14. Waterslide Tester
  15. Private Island Caretaker
  16. Personal Shopper
  17. Movie Stuntman
  18. Travel Writer
  19. Rodeo Clown

What Are The Most Fun Jobs In The World?

Learn about all of these cool jobs and more on JobMonkey.com. It’s also important to note that you can’t really “play” for a living. If you’re getting paid to do something, the job requires some sort of responsibility. The main takeaway from this post is that you can find a cool job that allows you to do fun things and still collect a paycheck. Jobs like this really do exist. It’s up to you to go out and find one.

Are you ready to do something fun and extraordinary with your life?

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About this Author 

Derek Lennon is a skier and writer who lives, works, and plays in the mountains. He travels the globe in search of snow and adventure. Life has allowed him to live and work all over the world doing cool jobs and loving every minute of it.

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